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From John Keyes <j...@mac.com>
Subject Re: [ Off Topic ] - Command Line Processing
Date Mon, 08 Apr 2002 22:14:09 GMT
Thanks Ken.

Most constructive and sincere.

-John K

On Monday, April 8, 2002, at 09:55 PM, Ken Wood wrote:

> John Keyes wrote:
>
>> Apologies for the offtopic mail but this is the only apache developer
>> mailing list I am subscribed to.
>> ...
>> Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Apologies again,
>
> Any feedback, eh? Oh, I cannot resist ... curmudgeons
> like me just love questions like this. It leaves our
> spleens in much better shape...
>
> If you know this question is off topic, why didn't you find
> the appropriate list and subscribe to it? Your comment
> is similar to...
>
>   "sorry, I know I'm in Burger King, but it's the only
>    fast food place I ever visit... so can you
>    give me a BigMac and an Arby's Cheddar Melt?
>    Oh, and let's throw in a Blizzard from Dairy Queen.
>    Thanks!"
>
> What would you expect to get if you tried that???
>
> Did you look at the available mailing lists? Maybe
> this is more appropriate:
>
>        The Jakarta General Project List
>        Medium Traffic Subscribe Unsubscribe Archive
>
>        This is the project general mailing list. This is where ideas, 
> suggestions, and
> comments are exchanged that deal
>        with the overall Jakarta project. Matters that affect the 
> project as a whole are
> decided here. If you are interested
>        in adding a new project to Jakarta, please see this page.
>
> So, I guess my tongue in cheek feedback boils down to
> "please find and subscribe to an appropriate list, and post there."
> Otherwise, why don't we all just post all our questions about anything
> here to Ant developers, whether they are on topic or not, and save
> ourselves and the universe the trouble of having more than one mailing
> list to begin with.
>
> Oh, my, I feel better already... Thanks!
>
>
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